Category Archives: Software

Your New Server

It’s probably that time again.  You knew it was coming but that old 2008R2 has been running well or at least it was until recently. So what to do now that 2008R2 is done and if you knew me you … Continue reading

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HeartBleed & Microsoft

The Heartbleed vulnerability in OpenSSL has received a significant amount of attention, worry naught it won’t get you unless you have Apache on your Windows server. Microsoft services were not impacted by the OpenSSL vulnerability and the Windows implementation of SSL/TLS … Continue reading

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Microsoft rolls out Skype?

On June 27th 2012 Microsoft accidentally put Skype into thier ‘Important’ updates for the WSUS.  What happened was that millions of users got Skype installed on thier desktop without consent and let’s face.. not really needing it. The update was … Continue reading

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Virus hits 600,000 Macs (so far)

For a couple of months Apple has been aware of some malware called ‘Mac Flashback’ and a resounding failure to do anything about it has cause and estimated (so far) 600,000 viral infections on Mac.  Thus the arguement finally ends, … Continue reading

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McAfee got you down?

Minding your own business and all of the sudden you are told your system is insecure and needs a scan.  Problem is this isn’t a program you installed it’s ‘McAfee Security Scan’ which is just this side of malware.  You … Continue reading

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SBS 2011

Having put in two of these beasties I’ve got a fairly good idea how they work and where the problems are.  So far, there are very few reasons NOT to upgrade from your 2003 or even your 2008 Small Business … Continue reading

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IPv6 it’s coming.. slowly.

IPv6 isn’t a very elegant name but it’s coming and what it looks like is this: 2001:0db8:85a3:0000:0000:8a2e:0370:7334 Ok that was just an example and probably didn’t scare you but if you remember the old IP addresses.. you know 192.168.16.100 and … Continue reading

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Upgrading on the Cheap

As you may remember the system requirement from XP to Vista meant you had to buy a new machine and be prepared for it to actually perform worse than your older XP computer.  Luckily Windows 7 gained some performance back … Continue reading

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Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Released

Microsoft released the first official service pack for Windows 7 today. This is an important update that includes previously released security, performance, and stability updates for Windows 7. SP1 also includes new improvements to features and services in Windows 7, … Continue reading

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iStuff & Android face off (Mobile 7 far behind)

Android or iPhone/iPad/iTouch/iPod, either way the fight is on between Apple and Google.  The latest front in the ‘Cloud’ wars is the application and subscription market.    Apple put in their opening position only to get taken off at the knees … Continue reading

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